With a clear, comprehensive approach, this quick reference pocket guide of basic principles of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balances, imbalances, and related disorder is a must have for all students! The convenient handbook size enables students to keep it handy for quick access to over 200 diagrams and tables containing valuable information. A developmental approach is used to provide examples across the life span that illustrate common health problems associated with imbalances. Nursing assessments, diagnoses, interventions, and rationales are in a tabular format for quick retrieval and ease of comprehension. All the important information students need is right at their fingertips.